Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has promoted Jonathan Gabay to Senior Vice President, Comedy Development & Programming, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, of FOX. Reporting directly to Suzanna Makkos, FOX’s Executive Vice President, Comedy Development & Programming, Gabay will be responsible for helping drive development efforts for the network’s comedy slate and leading series coverage on FOX’s comedy hits.
Gabay joined FOX in 2011 as Manager of Comedy Development and was subsequently promoted to Director, Executive Director and Vice President of Comedy Development & Programming. In this role, he was involved in the development of such series as “Dads,” “Enlisted” and “The Grinder” for the network. Currently, Gabay oversees FAMILY GUY, THE MICK and upcoming comedy GHOSTED. He managed NEW GIRL and THE LAST MAN ON EARTH for three seasons each. He developed THE MICK, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH and GHOSTED, as well as midseason comedy LA TO VEGAS.
Before joining FOX, Gabay was the Coordinator of Current Programming at the CW, where he worked on “Smallville,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl” and “Supernatural.” He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
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Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including EMPIRE, THE MICK, LETHAL WEAPON, LUCIFER, GOTHAM, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, NEW GIRL, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, STAR, THE EXORCIST, THE SIMPSONS, FAMILY GUY, BOB’S BURGERS, HELL’S KITCHEN, MASTERCHEF, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and AMERICAN GRIT; as well as new series BEAT SHAZAM, LOVE CONNECTION, THE F WORD WITH GORDON RAMSAY and SUPERHUMAN; and upcoming series GHOSTED, THE GIFTED, THE ORVILLE, LA TO VEGAS, THE RESIDENT and 9-1-1. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week, as well as major sports and Sunday morning news. Through the FOX NOW app, FOX viewers can watch full episodes of their favorite FOX shows on a variety of digital platforms, while enjoying enhanced interactive and social capabilities around those shows. Download the FOX NOW app at www.fox.com/foxnow. To watch primetime programming live on the web, visit www.fox.com/live. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV. For additional information about FOX, please visit www.fox.com.
[EDITOR’S NOTE: A photo of Mr. Gabay is available at www.foxflash.com.]